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  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Forty years ago a group of professionals in the dredging industry launched Terra et Aqua. One hundred and twenty-five issues later, it is clear how far-sighted these people were. According to the first editor, Terra’s “aims are to disseminate information useful to the civil servant, politician or financial expert who is involved in local problems […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    February marked the second consecutive month of 18 percent container growth at the SC Ports Authority, bringing fiscal year container volumes totals to 1.23 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs. Last month Charleston handled 152,925 TEUs, a significant increase from 129,747 handled during the same month last year. Since the fiscal year began in July, […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgian ports need to improve their services and logistical connectivity in order to maintain the country’s position as a key transit corridor for the Caucasus, according to Jacob Gulmann, ICTSI Europe, Middle East and Africa Business Development Director. Mr. Gulman made this announcement during his presentation at the 6th Black Sea Ports Conference and Exhibit held […]

  • 22 October 2010

    In early September expansion plans at Indonesia’s main port, Tanjung Priok, appeared to be moving forwards with three consortiums vying for a US$110.98mn breakwater and dredging project that will serve as a foundation for the port’s larger expansion project, which covers the development of four terminals. The project, which has been delayed for five years, […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to clean up low levels of historic contamination in the Whatcom Waterway on Bellingham’s waterfront, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and Port of Bellingham are preparing for a $25 million cleanup this summer. Before cleanup work begins, Ecology is making a draft engineering design report available for public review and comment […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World London Gateway Port and Logistics Park is celebrating receiving a Special Award for Engineering and Contribution to London’s Economy from the prestigious Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE). The annual ICE London Civil Engineering Awards celebrate outstanding engineering achievement. The Awards were held at the home of the Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Tom Harkin (Iowa) announced the launch of the Mississippi River Caucus, a bipartisan initiative intended to focus congressional efforts on important river management goals such as addressing flood mitigation, encouraging commerce along the Mississippi River, and generally assisting river communities with their concerns. “The Mississippi River is a vital […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has submitted their presentation on High Depth Dredging, exclusively for Dredging Today readers. Growth of global population, tourism, transportation of people and goods together with increased awareness of the need to protect […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A strategy to facilitate the development of the Galilee Basin and deliver up to 28,000 new jobs was unveiled by the Newman Government today. Speaking at the Major Projects Conference in Brisbane, Premier Campbell Newman said the Galilee Basin Development Strategy would grow the resources sector as one of the four pillars of the Queensland […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Green Marine and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding underscoring a new collaboration to advance the environmental sustainability of port and terminal operators. The MOU, signed during AAPA’s 102nd Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla., will serve as a framework for increased cooperation between the two parties to advance environmental […]

  • 25 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth welcomed South West MEP Sir Graham Watson to the docks yesterday to discuss the issues surrounding the port development, in particular dredging. Falmouth has been a docks town since 1841. Today the Docks is home to more than 30 businesses, handles approximately 100,000 tonnes of cargo per year and is one of largest […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    When it comes to dredging and maritime infrastructure projects, everyone in the major international dredging companies is examining and re-examining how they do business. And that includes scrutinising all aspects of the business, like contracts and procurement; environment and sustainability; appropriate equipment and cost-efficiency. For major infrastructure projects, innovative ideas and excellent execution are the […]

  • 26 May 2010

    On May 18-21, 2010 Mr Yevgeny Primakov, the president of the Russia’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, visited Latvia. On May 19 he visited the Port of Riga and held a meeting with the CEO of the Freeport of Riga Mr. Leonids Loginovs and other representatives of the Freeport of Riga Authority. During the port […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Working to prevent the flooding that has repeatedly caused so much costly damage to communities in the Passaic River Basin, legislation that would allocate $3 million for flood control work was approved by the Senate on Thursday and sent to the governor. Sponsored by Senator Paul Sarlo, the bill, S-1781/A-2675, would re-appropriate $3 million from […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Southampton’s strategic role as a regional gateway for the new generation of ultra-large container ships (ULCS) was reinforced yesterday with calls from two ocean carriers, among the largest and newest in the world, which berthed in tandem at the UK’s only South Coast container terminal, DP World Southampton. The calls by Hapag-Lloyd’s Hamburg Express and […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting on adaptive strategies in the preservation of threatened coastal wetlands is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6–8 p.m. at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Coastal Institute. This public stakeholder meeting is planned to explore this issue, as well as the collaborative efforts of both state and community-based options that may be able […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS has announced new releases of its hydrographic data processing and bathymetric data management and analysis solutions. The latest releases of HIPS and SIPS 9.0 and Bathy DataBASE 4.1 feature significant enhancements, as well as providing streamlined connectivity and smart utilization of shared functionality. HIPS and SIPS 9.0 The release of HIPS and SIPS 9.0 […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transport Minister, John Hayes, visited the Port of Liverpool yesterday to view developments at its container terminal Liverpool2, due to open in 2015. The minister, who has responsibility for the strategic roads network and ports, received a tour of the site and heard a presentation from Peel Ports on issues relating to transport integration in […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      A new report into managing the impact of seas level rise was released today by the Local Government Association of South Australia (LGASA) and the Coast Protection Board. The report, Defining the Sea Level Rise Problem in South Australia, was co-funded by the State Government, Local Government Association and the Coast Protection Board and […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Weeks Marine company, engaged in marine construction, dredging and tunneling organizations in the United States and Canada, has christened the third of five ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredgers at the company’s yard in Houma on Monday, the Daily Comet news portal informs. The 15,000 pounds dredger constructed in Honuma, is part of a USD 200 […]

  • 7 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 24 March 2011, IHC Hytop Winches, part of IHC Merwede, was officially launched. The new company’s workshop plays an important role in its activities because it enables it to build complex winch systems for the offshore and dredging markets. This will expand the supply of IHC Hytop Winches’ range of complex winch systems significantly. […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In what amounts to the largest estuary restoration project in the Western United States, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District have proposed a nearly $175 million plan to help protect the heart of Silicon Valley from catastrophic flooding. It’s a region that is home not only to the giants of […]

  • 8 November 2013

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announces its contribution as a member of the United States team to the International Levee Handbook, a new global guide to best practices on the design, construction, maintenance, and improvement of levees. The handbook was released to […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded nearly $900,000 in grants to strengthen state, tribal and local government capacity in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska to protect and restore wetlands. These Wetland Program Development Grants provide tribes, interstate agencies and local governments with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state, tribal and local wetlands programs. “Healthy wetlands provide important […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Nineteen local high school students got a “sampling” of what it’s like to be a hydraulic engineer during a boat tour of the Savannah Harbor, July 25. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, in partnership with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Savannah Post, hosted the tour as part of a Jenkins […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month it will be exactly five years ago that Hurricane Ike caused enormous damage in and around Houston and Galveston in the US state of Texas. With more than $38 billion in damage and over 100 deaths, Ike ranks third in the list of the costliest hurricanes in US history. But it could have […]